Born January 07, 1929 in Hurricane, Utah, he graduated from Hurricane High School, attended Utah State University where he graduated with a bachelor’s degree in accounting, and was commissioned as a second lieutenant in the US Air Force. In 1953, he moved to Las Vegas and began his accounting career with Conway, Moe, Hibbs & Funston. He left that firm to start Bradshaw, Snow & Mathis. In 1969, his firm became Bunker, Jones & Bradshaw, which merged with the national firm of Laventhol and Horwath in 1970. He served as president of the Nevada Society of CPAs 1970-1971 and was honored with the CPA Valuable Service Award in 1973. Ira founded the firm of Bradshaw Smith & Company in 1976. From 1982 through 1988, he served on the Nevada State Board of Accountancy, holding the office of secretary and president. As a member of the Nevada Ballet Theatre’s Advisory Board from 1973–1993, he contributed greatly to the Las Vegas art community. Ira loved fishing, hunting, singing, and tennis. He was an active member of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints and served in numerous positions. He was preceded in death by his parents Ira H. and Emma Bradshaw, two brothers, and three sisters. Ira is survived by his wife Nancy Wolfley, three children Jeff Bradshaw (Suzzie), Ingrid Johnson (Derik), Alison Norman (Thomas), 17 grandchildren, 27 great-grandchildren, and 2 poodles. Memorial services will be held at 11:00 a.m., Saturday, October 6, 2018 at the Etna LDS Church, and the Interment will be at the Amesville Cemetery, Alpine, Wyoming.